St Patrick's Day Festival Coatbridge 2008 - 29 February to 15 March 2008,

Friday, 29th Feb - Saturday, 15th Mar


Events from 29 February to 15 March

Various locations in Coatbridge

 

The Coatbridge St Patrick's Festival is now the largest of its kind in Scotland. In the week leading up to the main festival event, there will be a variety of cultural events, including, music, dance and theatre, with a theatrical performer from Ireland.

 

For more information on the festival and the festival programme, please visit www.stpatricksdayfestivalcoatbridge.org  

 

Tickets for all events are available by contacting 07742 008926 or by emailing contact@stpatricksdayfestivalcoatbridge.org


Main Event

Saturday 15 March - 12.00pm
Family Street Festival
Main Street
Coatbridge

The climax to our week long Festival events as thousands of people flock to Coatbridge Town Centre for a day of celebrations which has something for all the family, including live bands, Irish Dancers, Contemporary Dance, Comhaltas music, Children's Entertainment, a Balloon Launch, children's rides and Face Painting.

The Town is decked out with the flags, banners, music and sounds of Ireland, with an astonishing variety of quality entertainment delivered from two large stages in Coatbridge Main Street. Join us for this unique celebration of our Irish history, heritage and culture at the largest St Patrick's Day street party anywhere in Scotland.

 

Festival Programme Summary

Friday  29 February
Irish Quiz and Music Night - 7.30pm , The Mayo Suite, St. Patrick's Hall, Coatbridge, ML5 3HB

Friday 7 March
"An Evening with Father Ted" - 7.30pm, The Mayo Suite, St Patrick's Hall, Coatbridge, ML5 3HB

Saturday 8 March
Gaelic Football, Festival Challenge Cup - 10am,

Espieside Park, Coatbridge

Youth Football Tournament - 9.30am,

Espieside Park, Coatbridge

 

Annual Festival Dinner Dance - 7.30pm,

The Tudor Hotel, Airdrie,
ML6 0BA

Sunday 9 March
Irish Dancing Display,

St Patrick's Church Hall,

Coatbridge, ML5 3HB

Tuesday 11 March
Women's Art Exhibition - Opens Midday,

Coatbridge Library,

Academy St, ML5 3AW

Professor Tom Devine Lecture - 7.30pm,

St Patrick's Church Hall,

Coatbridge
ML5 3HB

"Mise Eire" (I am Ireland) - 8.30pm, The Mayo Suite,

St Patrick's Hall,

Coatbridge, ML5 3HB

Wednesday 12 March
Little John Nee - 7.30pm, St Augustine's Primary School (Next to the Time Capsule),

Henderson St,

Coatbridge, ML5 1BL

St. Partick's Family Ceilidh - 7.30pm,

The Mayo Suite,

St Patrick's Hall,

Coatbridge, ML5 3HB

  

Thursday 13 March
Little John Nee - 7.30pm, St Augustine's Primary School (Next to the Time Capsule),

Henderson St,

Coatbridge, ML5 1BL

Friday 14 March
"The Quiet Man" Night - 7.30pm, The Mayo Suite,

St Patrick's Hall
Coatbridge, ML5 3HB

 

Saturday 15 March
'The Black Stuff' - 7.30pm,

St Bartholomew's Church Hall,

Townhead,

Coatbridge, ML5 2NT



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